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"TAMERLANE'S TOMB" Uzbekistan Favorite Tip by SirRichard

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  Gur Emir mausoleum
by SirRichard

Favorite thing: <BR><font color=#11788A><font size=+1>TAMERLANE'S TOMB</font></font><BR>
Tamerlane is a very famous historic charachter in <font color=#11788A>Samarkand</font>. Tamerlane conquered Afghanistan and North India (including Delhi), and founded the Moghul Empire. <BR>
Knowed as Gur-Emir Mausoleum, the building (15th century) is quite small and has beautiful blue-toped towers. The marble tomb is simple and harmonious, but what you appreciate most inside here is the <font color=#11788A>fresh temperature</font>. You think it twice when you have to go outside again!!<BR>
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Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 7, 2002
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